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Periodontology for the Dental Hygienist

Book description (continued):
It also includes the rationale and procedures required for periodontal care and the maintenance of implants. This second edition provides a full color supplement of the book's major illustrations for a realistic understanding of gingival and periodontal diseases and their treatments.

Section I. Background for the Study of Periodontal Therapy
1. Historical Perspectives on Dental Hygiene and Periodontology
2. Periodontium: Anatomic Characteristics and Host Response
3. Epidemiology of Periodontal Diseases
4. Microbiology of Periodontal Diseases
Section II. Foundations of Periodontal Therapy
5. Calculus and Other Disease-Associated Factors
6. Gingival Diseases
7. Periodontal Diseases
Section III. Assessment of Periodontal Diseases
8. Clinical Assessment
9. Treatment Planning for the Periodontal Patient
10. Occlusion and Temporomandibular Disorders
Section IV. Treatment for Periodontal Diseases
11. Plaque Control for the Periodontal Patient
12. Nonsurgical Periodontal Therapy
13. Periodontal Surgery
14. Dental Implants
15. Periodontal Emergencies
16. Systemic Factors Influencing Periodontal Diseases
Section V. Results of Periodontal Therapy
17. Periodontal Maintenance and Prevention
18. Prognosis after Periodontal Therapy Author Information

By Dorothy A. Perry, RDH, PhD, Associate Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Preventive and Resorative Dental Sciences, Chair, Division of Dental Hygiene, School of Dentistry, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA; and
Phyllis Beemsterboer, RDH, EdD, Associate Professor of Periodontology, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs School of Dentistry, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR;